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Baseball And Softball Regionals Announced

By Brent Huelsmann As the seasons for the Hornets and Hornettes quickly come to a close, eyes are pointed towards the postseason to see if either team will make a run. This past week the IHSA announced the baseball and softball postseason brackets for Class 2A. On the baseball side, the Hornets will begin play

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Hornettes Power Past Waterloo Gibault

Jordan Stiegman makes hard contact during the Hornettes 10-0 victory over Waterloo-Gibault on May 2 The Nashville Hornettes softball team is on a roll. Even though the team had just one game this past week, the Hornettes made it count. Nashville scored at least ten runs for their third consecutive game as they defeated Waterloo

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Hornets Push Towards End Of Season

The end of the season is quickly approaching for the Nashville Hornets boys track team. The Hornets competed in the DuQuoin Invite on May 5, and the Chuck Oyler Invitational on May 8, which leaves just two meets before the Hornets travel to Sparta for Sectionals on May 19. The Hornets have the Conference meet

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Hornets Rolling Towards Postseason

The Nashville Hornets baseball team received the plaque for winning the SIRR Conference Mississippi Division this season. The Hornets finished with a 9-1 record in conference. Back Row: Cade Krueger, Dale Anderson, Carson Parker, Kelton Harre, Cameron Parker, Brogan Kemp, Austin Anderson, Bryce Bultman, Nick Paszkiewicz, and Cole Pedtke. Front Row: Jacob Woodrome, Jake Heck,

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Hornettes Take Second At Conference

Senior Morgan Fox tries to clear the bar during the Pole Vault event at the SIRR Mississippi Division Conference track meet. After taking home the SIRR Mississippi Division title last season, the Nashville Hornettes had another strong showing, but settled for second place. The Hornettes finished with 143 points, but the conference title went to

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Hornets Bass Fishing Team Advances To State

The NCHS Bass Fishing Team placed second at the Sectional at Rend Lake. The top three qualify for state. Tanner McFeron and Jake Kwiatowski were the two Hornets that qualified. Benton finished first with 4.74 lbs, Nashville finished with 3.17 lbs, and Pinckneyville third with 2.78 lbs. Overall there was 22 boats. The State Finals

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IBCA Coach Of The Year And Hall Of Fame Banquet

From left to right: Doug Althoff, Tierney Moore, and Wayne Harre. Not pictured: Brad Weathers. The 2017 Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year and Hall of Fame banquet was held this past Saturday, with four Nashville coaches receiving awards. Brad Weathers, Tierney Moore and Doug Althoff were each named the IBCA District 20

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Quality Pitching Leads Hornets Down The Stretch

Senior Austin Anderson pitched a complete game with 12 strikeouts in the Hornets 8-1 win over Red Bud on May 1. By Brent Huelsmann As the calendar turns to May and the season begins to wind down, the Nashville Hornets’ pitchers have continued to lead the way on the mound. The starting pitchers for the

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Hornettes Track Team Goes Back To Back At NIT

The Nashville Hornettes track team took home the NIT title for the second straight year. Front row: Brittnie Bartling, Grace Maschhoff, Rachael Kell, Avery Meade, Jaylyn Bower, and Josie Middleton. Middle Row: Sydney Schnitker, Sabrina Kollbaum, Jadah Heidel, Kylie Kozuszek, Destyn Hausner. Back Row: Hannah Meade, Taylor Cook, Kayla Ivey, Elley Szopinski. Not pictured: Janie

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Offense Blasts Hornettes Past Okawville And Central

Karly Stanowski swings hard at a pitch during the Hornettes 15-0 win over Okawville on April 27. The Nashville Hornettes softball team scored a combined 26 runs in their two wins this week as they picked up victories over Central and Okawville. The Hornettes moved their record on the season to 18-10, as they move

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